Quarterback Rankings 2023 NFL Draft

QUARTERBACK RANKINGS 2023 NFL DRAFT

The 2022 NFL Draft was a serious disappointment when it came to quarterback talent as it only produced a single player worthy of a first-round selection in Pittsburgh's Kenny Pickett and only four hearing their names called in the first one hundred picks. The 2023 Quarterback class by contrast has three potential stars in the shape of Ohio State’s CJ Stroud, Alabama’s Bryce Young, and Kentucky's Will Levis and also contains a number of future NFL players with promising starting potential.

Bryce Young, the 2021 Heisman trophy winner is our top-ranked player. He possesses an elite skillset and combines athleticism, poise, accuracy, and excellent decision-making. He's just gotten better and better despite the Tide's decline and we don't see a situation where he doesn't go number 1.
Will Levis is, as it stands is the second QB on our board who has off-the-chart athletic ability and has been drawing comparisons to the Bill's Josh Allen, he, however, is the rawest of the 2023 class, so presents as a big risk-reward pick.
CJ Stroud does pretty much everything you would like to see in a pro quarterback and excels in putting the ball where only his receivers are able to catch it. He entered the season as a likely top selection however it's not that he's failed to impress in 2022 it's just that others have taken their game to the next level, leaving him behind

After this top group, there’s a bit of a dropoff in the form of Tanner McKee (Stanford), Anthony Richardson (Florida), and Hendon Hooker (Tennessee) – but notably, we rate all these players more highly than any from last year’s class.

The 2023 group has both the college football championship game's star signal callers with Stetson Bennett and Max Duggan and while we don't predict them to become future pro stars they'll at least add a little star quality to the 2023 draft class.

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Player Rankings - Quarterback

# Player Pos Team Weight Height 40YD AVG POS RANK AVG OVR RANK Rating Summary
1

Bryce
Young

QB
Alabama   Mascot
Alabama Mascot
194lbs 6-0 4.52 1 3.7
94.1
Bryce Young has the ability to become a generational talent at the next level. He has impressive arm talent, excellent overall acc...
2

Will
Levis

QB
Kentucky   Mascot
Kentucky Mascot
232lbs 6-3 4.72 3 12.7
91.0
Will Levis came from nowhere in 2020 and after a solid 2022 season is now looked at as a legitimate first-round talent. He has gen...
3

C.J.
Stroud

QB
Ohio State   Mascot
Ohio State Mascot
218lbs 6-3 4.74 2 5.2
90.9
Stroud has the size, arm strength, elite overall accuracy, ability to throw from the pocket, and a pretty much perfect release you...
4

Hendon
Hooker

QB
Tennessee   Mascot
Tennessee Mascot
208lbs 6-4 4.77 6 60
87.0
Hooker is a quality prospect who has faced adversity during his college career but now seems in an ideal place to take the next st...
5

Tanner
McKee

QB
Stanford   Mascot
Stanford Mascot
230lbs 6-6 4.68 7 69.1
86.9
Tanner McKee is an intriguing pro prospect due to his obvious tangibles - he looks the part possessing prototypical drop-back p...
6

Anthony
Richardson

QB
Florida   Mascot
Florida Mascot
232lbs 6-4 4.48 4 31.6
86.5
Anthony Richardson has the highest upside of any quarterback in this year's class. His measurables are off the scale, he has elit...
7

Jaren
Hall

QB
BYU   Mascot
BYU Mascot
211lbs 6-1 4.54 8 129.3
83.4
Jaren Hall is a dynamic quarterback who is a threat as both a runner and a passer for the cougars. He's got a quality arm and is a...
8

Stetson
Bennett

QB
Georgia   Mascot
Georgia Mascot
190lbs 5-11 4.67 17 239
81.9
Stetson Bennett is a classic overachiever, despite having very average measurables he's managed to carve out a hugely impressive...
9

Jake
Haener

QB
Fresno State   Mascot
Fresno State Mascot
208lbs 6-1 4.82 11 185.8
81.1
Good (not elite) arm strength and can easily make all the NFL throws with effortless deep passes. Ball placement is a strength. H...
10

Aidan
O'Connell

QB
Purdue   Mascot
Purdue Mascot
212lbs 6-3 4.96 12 199.8
81.0
Athletic quarterback who is a threat to leave the pocket and gain positive yardage at any time. Possesses very good vision balance...
11

Max
Duggan

QB
TCU   Mascot
TCU Mascot
204lbs 6-2 4.65 13 226.8
79.6
On the surface, it seems Duggan should be an obvious top pro prospect, with good size, an experienced starter for a top program, ...
12

Malik
Cunningham

QB
Louisville   Mascot
Louisville Mascot
188lbs 6-1 4.55 26 348
76.6
Physically, Cunningham is a natural athlete who plays with the balance and light feet to float in the pocket. Good (not elite) a...

2023 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Quarterback

We've compared players post combine 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.

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2023 NFL Draft Athleticism Chart - Quarterback

We've compared players 40 times and weight and charted them on the scatter chart below. You'll find the 40 time on the Y-axis and on the X-axis the weight in pounds.
The exceptional athletic freaks (determined by the combination of speed vs weight) will be found at the top right of the chart while the less impressive athletes will be sitting towards the bottom left.

Check back after the combine as these numbers are likely to change.